It is not news that football is one of the most lucrative jobs in the world and the best players have long been some of the biggest earners across the globe. With their fat paychecks, these athletes can afford to buy exotic cars, houses and also build businesses for themselves. However, in what has been a breakthrough career, Super Eagles star striker Victor Osimhen is one of the brightest youngsters in world football. Since becoming the most expensive African player after his €80 million move to Napoli in 2020, the 22 year old has been sensational for his club and country.
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As it stands, he is signed with Napoli until 30th June 2025 and his contract sees him pocket £112,000 a week according to the club's players payroll register and in current naira equivalent, his weekly wage amounts to N61,688,480 million. This means in a month, he makes N246,753,920 million and N2,961,047,040 billion in a year.
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For a player who was selling pure water in traffic and cleaning gutters for N20 seven years ago in Lagos, it is amazing how Victor Osimhen has managed to change his story with football.
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